Selected Publications


 Enhui Pan1, Xiao-an Zhang1, Zhen Huang, Artur Krezel, Min Zhao, Christine E. Tinberg, James McNamara, Stephen J. Lippard, Vesicular Zinc Promotes Presynaptic and Inhibits Postsynaptic Long Term Potentia-tion of Mossyfiber-CA3 Synapse Neuron 2011, Accepted (1 Equal Contributions)



 Subrata Ghosh, Pilhan Kim, Xiao-an Zhang, Andy Yun, Anna Moore, Stephen Lippard, Zdravka Medarova, A Novel Imaging Approach for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Based on Endogenous Zinc Sensing. Cancer Res. 2010, 70(15), 6119-6127 (Highlighted as an Editorís Choice in Science, 2010, 329, 885)



 Taekwan Lee, Xiao-an Zhang, Shanta Dhar, Henryk Faas, Stephen J. Lippard, Alan Jasanoff, In Vivo Imaging with a Cell-Permeable Porphyrin-Based MRI Contrast Agent. Chem. & Bio. 2010, 17, 665-673



 Tatjana Atanasijevic, Xiao-an Zhang, Stephen J. Lippard, and Alan Jasanoff, MRI Sensing Based on the Displacement of Paramagnetic Ions from Chelated Complexes. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49(6), 2589-2591



 Xiao-an Zhang, Dugan Hayes, Sarah J. Smith, Simone Friedle, Stephen J. Lippard, New Strategy for Quantifying Biological Zinc by a Modified Zinpyr Fluorescence Sensor. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130(47), 15788-15789 (Highlighted in Chem. & Eng. News, 2010, 88(38), 29)



 Xiao-an Zhang, Datong Song, Stephen J. Lippard, A Reversible pH-Dependent Intramolecular Pyridine-Aldehyde Cyclization. J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73(2), 734-737.



 Xiao-an Zhang, Katherine Lovejoy, Alan Jasanoff, Stephen J. Lippard, Water-Soluble Porphyrins as a Dual-Function Molecular Imaging Platform for MRI and Fluorescence Zinc Sensing. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA,2007, 104(26), 10780-10785



 Xiao-an Zhang, Wolf-D Woggon, From the First Fluorescent Sensor of Pyrovanadate to the Functional Model of Vanadium Haloperoxidase. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127(41), 14138-14139.



 Xiao-an Zhang, Markus Meuley, Wolf-D Woggon, The First Supramolecular Receptor of Orthovanadate: Towards Mimics of Vanadium Haloperoxidase. J. Inorg. Biochem., 2004, 98(11), 1967-1970.